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Ecole des Nugues

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Ecole des Nugues  

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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 45.0799, 5.3698 View Map  Incorrect?
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Containing both single and multi pitch routes and great rock, this is the west-most area of Rochers de Nugues.

There is around 10 multipitch routes that gain the plateau above in 3 to 5 pitches. The popular moderate route here is Pilier de Nugues.

There are over 20 single pitch routes ranging from 5c+ to 7b+.

Getting There 

Take the trail to the west of the hairpin corner just below the tunnel on the D292 road. In 5 to 10 minutes, one gains nearly all the routes on a good trail.

Climbing Season

For the France area.

Weather station 19.3 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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2nd pitch of Pilier de Nugues.

Pilier de Nugues 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Europe : France : ... : Ecole des Nugues
Pilier de Nugues: la classique de la falaise (the cliff classic!). This fun 5 pitch route ascends weaknesses through steep terrain on fairly compact rock to the summit plateau.P1: rise on broken ground, above the foliage, and on steep holds, gain a lower angle face. Belay below the crumbly looking orange rock. 25m, 5.7.P2: climb up, clip pin in thin crack and traverse left at an angle, following the gray rock around to the left, staying below the orange colored rock. On the left ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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